About PetMD

PetMD is the online authority for all things pet health. Our goal is to provide the most accurate, reliable, up-to-date pet health information to help you navigate the everyday ups and downs of pet parenting.

As a pet parent, you deserve to have access to the tools, tips, and insights you need to keep your pets healthy. With PetMD, you’ll find answers you can trust from qualified veterinarians.

By working closely with veterinarians since 2008, PetMD has become the go-to resource for pet health and care.

Vet Team

PetMD collaborates with pet experts that know the most about pet health and care—veterinarians.

Our network of credible veterinarians is essential in our mission to bring you the most detailed and current information. Meet some of the trusted veterinarians that we partner with to bring you the most up-to-date information. 

Jennifer Coates, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Jennifer Coates is an accomplished veterinarian, writer, editor, and consultant with years of experience in the fields of......

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB

Board-Certified Veterinary Behavior

Dr. Wailani Sung has a passion for helping owners prevent or effectively manage behavior problems in companion animals, enabling......

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP

Exotic and Small Animal Veterinarian

Sandra Mitchell is a 1995 graduate of the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine.Since graduation, she has worked in many......

Laurie Hess, DVM, DABVP (Avian)

Avian Specialist & Exclusive Exotic Animal Practitioner

Originally from New York City, Dr. Laurie Hess is one of approximately 150 board-certified avian (bird) specialists worldwide. After......

Liz Bales, VMD

Veterinarian

Dr. Liz Bales is a graduate of Middlebury College and The University of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. She focuses......

Monica Tarantino, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Monica Tarantino is a small animal veterinarian and pet parent educator. She’s on a mission to help senior cats and......

Katy Nelson, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Katy Nelson is the Senior Veterinary Relations Manager for Chewy Health, as well as an associate veterinarian at the Belle......

Ellen Malmanger, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Ellen Malmanger is originally from Arkansas, but attended Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine for veterinary......

Amanda Ardente, DVM, PhD

Veterinarian and Nutritionist

Dr. Amanda Ardente founded Ardente Veterinary Nutrition LLC in August 2017, based on a long-term goal of combining her passion......

Heather Hoffmann, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Heather Hoffmann is a 2018 graduate from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a certificate......

Teresa Manucy, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Teresa Manucy is a 1997 graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship......

Shelby Loos, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Shelby Loos is a 2017 graduate from the University of Florida with a certificate in aquatic animal medicine. After completing......

JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. JoAnna Pendergrass is a veterinarian and freelance medical writer. She is the owner of JPen Communications, a medical communications......

Aja Senestraro, DVM

Holistic Veterinarian

Dr. Aja Senestraro is a holistic veterinarian based in Seattle, Washington. As the founder of Sea to Sky Holistic Vet she is......

Sara Bledsoe, DVM, CVA, CHPV

Veterinarian

Dr. Sara Bledsoe graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012 and completed her clinical year at Auburn......

Krista Seraydar, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Krista Seraydar was born and raised in South Florida. She is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Veterinary......